lyrics

noun
ADJECTIVE
hip-hop, pop, rap, song
poetic
confessional, heartfelt, insightful, introspective, poignant, thoughtful
clever, witty
cryptic
catchy (informal), memorable
explicit
banal, cheesy, inane, nonsensical
homophobic, misogynistic
VERB + LYRICS
compose, pen, write
translate
set

Strauss set several of Mackay's lyrics to music.

read
belt out, deliver, scream, sing
mouth
quote, recite
PREPOSITION
lyrics about

lyrics about death and misery

lyrics by

a song with lyrics by Lorenz Hart

lyrics for

the lyrics for a new tune

lyrics to

He wrote the lyrics to our first song.


Collocations dictionary. 2013.

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  • Lyrics — (in singular form lyric) are a set of words that make up a song. The writer of lyrics is a lyricist or lyrist. The meaning of lyrics can either be explicit or implicit. Some lyrics are abstract, almost unintelligible, and, in such cases, their… …   Wikipedia

  • lyrics — ● lyrics nom masculin pluriel (anglais lyrics) Parties chantées d un film ou d une œuvre dramatique. ● lyrics (homonymes) nom masculin pluriel (anglais lyrics) lyrique adjectif …   Encyclopédie Universelle

  • lyrics — [n] words of a song book, libretto, lines, text, theme, verse, words; concepts 264,595 …   New thesaurus

  • Lyrics — Cette page d’homonymie répertorie les différents sujets et articles partageant un même nom. Cet article a pour sujet Lyrics. Pour une définition du mot « lyrics », voir l’article lyrics du Wiktionnaire. Lyrics est un mot d origine… …   Wikipédia en Français

  • Lyrics — Ein Liedtext (auch Liedertext) ist die Grundlage zur Entstehung bzw. Komposition eines Liedes. Er ist meist in einem durchgängigen Versmaß gehalten und gibt wenn er gute Qualität besitzt dem Lied seine rhythmische Struktur. Umgekehrt ist es auch… …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • Lyrics — Liedtext; Liedertext; Text; Songtext * * * Ly|rics 〈Pl.; Mus.〉 Liedtext [engl.] * * * Ly|rics [ lɪrɪks ] <Pl.> (Fachspr.): Text eines Liedes, Songs o. Ä. (in der Popmusik). * * * Lyrics   [englisch, lɪrɪks], englische …   Universal-Lexikon

  • lyrics — plural noun Cole Porter wrote the music and lyrics Syn: words, libretto, book, text, lines …   Thesaurus of popular words

  • lyrics — noun /ˈliɹ.ɪks/ The words to a song (or other vocal music). See Also: lyricist …   Wiktionary

  • Lyrics — LyricsMusik:Text,Liedtext,Musiktext,Schlagertext …   Das Wörterbuch der Synonyme

  • Lyrics — Ly|rics 〈Pl.; Musik〉 Liedtext [Etym.: engl.] …   Lexikalische Deutsches Wörterbuch

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